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Bonington and Hinkes among top names announced for Keswick Mountain Festival

A roster of top names awaits festival-goers at a summer Lake District event. Among speakers at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival are elder st...

Outdoor industry announces September camping meet for future leaders

The UK outdoor industry will stage a camping weekend aimed at future leaders in the business. The Outdoors Future Camp will take place in Sheffield...

Ben Dolphin elected as new Ramblers Scotland president

A journalist, countryside ranger and blogger has been appointed head of the Ramblers in Scotland. Ben Dolphin was elected to the post of president ...

Walker airlifted in critical condition after falling 130ft on Blencathra

A walker was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries after falling on a Lake District mountain.

Four young Scafell Pike charity walkers spark 'avoidable' rescue in wild weather

A Lake District mountain rescue team has described how its members brought four young women to safety in severe weather from England’s highest mountain.

Woman suffers serious injuries in 65ft fall from Borrowdale scramble

A woman was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she fell more than 60ft while scrambling on a route in the Lake District.

Family of tragic kayaker Dominic Jackson in push to boost locator beacon use

The family of a kayaker whose body was found on the Caithness coast after a major search has launched a campaign to encourage the use of personal locator beacons.

Police confirm body found at Lybster was missing kayaker Dominic Jackson

Police have confirmed that the body found off the north-east coast of Scotland last week was that of missing kayaker Dominic Jackson.

Friends of Lake District seek volunteers to plant 5,200 trees in High Borrowdale

A conservation charity is looking for volunteers to help plant trees in a newly extended area of the Lake District.

Man and two dogs rescued after 100ft fall at Brecon Beacons 'Batcave' site

A man was rescued after falling 100ft at a Brecon Beacons beauty spot famed as the location for the Batcave in a Hollywood film.

Injured Scarth Gap walker in third rescue for Cockermouth team

A Lake District team was called out to its third rescue in two days when a walker slipped and injured himself.

Peak District incidents keep Glossop rescuers busy with four weekend callouts

A man was airlifted from a Peak District hillside after suffering a suspected broken leg. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team was called on Saturday to th...

YHA extends a doggy welcome to 13 hostels in England and Wales

Youth hostellers in England and Wales will be able to take their dogs with them at selected sites. But anyone wishing their pooch to accompany them...

Scafell Pike couple who spent 14 hours on fells 'owe their lives to bivvy bag'

A couple who spent the night sheltering on the Lake District mountains may owe their lives to the plastic bivvy bag they used, rescuers said.

More than 40 rescuers called out as walker injured in 300ft Old Man of Coniston fall

More than 40 mountain rescuers were involved in an operation to help two walkers who fell in separate incidents on the Old Man of Coniston.

Tears, triumphs and terrors: Terry Abraham reveals his path to mountain film success

Film-maker Terry Abrahams reveals the rocky path to television fame, and admits to tears, penury and self-doubt before the success with his photogenic studies of Lakeland fells as they hit the screens.

Police plead with volunteers to take care in search for missing kayaker Dominic Jackson

Police searching for a missing kayaker have pleaded with volunteers not to put their own lives in danger in their efforts to find him.

Heart problems end Ron Hill's record half-century running streak

The man whose name became synonymous with fellrunning gear has had to give up a record-breaking running streak.

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